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Self-Drive Garden Route

10 Days / 9 Nights
Special Interest
Self Drive Tour

A fabulous way to discover South Africa is to travel in your own vehicle. South Africa has an excellent road system with easy to read signs, and driving is on the same side of the road as Australia. Designed for those who want the flexibility of a self drive holiday, but without the inconvenience of finding their own accommodation each day, we have carefully selected boutique country houses along the Garden Route.



  • 10 days vehicle rental based on Europcar Group B with Classic Plus insurance cover
  • 9 nights accommodation with breakfast daily
  • Airport meet and greet
  • Descriptions, a VIP discount card, service vouchers, property brochures, and South African road atlas


Brief Itinerary

Day 1: Port Elizabeth
You will be met at Port Elizabeth Airport, and assisted
with the collection of your rental vehicle. One night at PAXTON HOTEL.

Day 2: Knysna
Travel along the famous Garden Route to Knysna. Two nights at BELVIDERE MANOR. (B)

Day 3: Knysna
Day at leisure to explore all the various activities on offer in and around Knysna. (B)

Day 4: Oudtshoorn – Montagu
Head north to Oudtshoorn. Visit an ostrich farm and take a tour of the Cango Caves (own account). Continue through the little Karoo to Montagu. One night at MIMOSA LODGE. (B)

Day 5: Montagu – Franschhoek
Head to Franschhoek in the beautiful Cape Winelands. Two nights at LA FONTAINE GUEST HOUSE, offering beautiful mountain views and situated within walking distance to shops, restaurants and art galleries. (B)

Day 6: Franschhoek
Spend the day at your leisure by sampling some excellent South African wine at one of the many wine estates, or simply explore the beautiful region in and around Franschhoek. (B)

Day 7: Cape Town
Head south to Cape Town. Three nights at FOUR ROSEMEAD, situated on the slopes of Table Mountain. (B)

Days 8 & 9: Cape Town
Two full days at leisure to enjoy the activities and sights. (B)

Day 10: Cape Town
Your tour concludes as you drop off your rental vehicle at Cape Town International Airport in the morning. (B)



Car Hire in South Africa

For those wanting the freedom to move then car rental offers the flexibility to choose where and when to travel. Driving on the same side of the road as Australia, with wonderful scenery and possible wildlife sightings, makes this an enjoyable experience.

Group Vehicle 1-6 Days 7-13 Days 14-30 Days
T Chevrolet Spark $40 $37 $35
B Hyundai I20 Hatch $45 $44 $40
C VW Polo Classic $50 $48 $45
D Chevrolet Aveo $60 $55 $52
G Polo Blue Motion $55 $53 $50
F Toyota Corolla $70 $66 $63
H BMW 320 $165 $155 $145
O Mercedes Benz C180 $170 $160 $150
V Toyota Avanza $85 $80 $75
S Mitsubishi ASX $120 $115 $107
W Toyota Hilux Double Cab 4x4 $170 $160 $150
E Hyundai H1 $185 $175 $165


Terms of Hire – Above car or similar. Minimum rental age of 23 years. You must be in posession of a vaild unendorsed driver’s licence of your country of residence. One way rentals may apply. Contact African Travel Specialists for further details.


  • 100% Theft & Collision Damage Waiver
  • Personal Accident Insurance
  • Unlimited Mileage
  • Airport Surcharge
  • Tourism Levy
  • VAT at 14%
  • Carbon Emissions Tax
  • Water and Under-Carriage Damage to Vehicles
  • Tyer and Rim Damage, Hub-cap Damage
  • Descriptions, a VIP Discount Card, Service Vouchers


NOTE: Based minimum 2 passengers travelling together.
Contact African Travel Specialists for full details.


*Terms & Conditions Apply

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